Mapstagram displays Instagram photos from across the country in real-time.  I implemented this using:

  • Instagram's Real-Time API
  • Google Maps API
  • Java, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Google App Engine

I blogged about it here.  See it in action here.


JToolTip is a lightweight, easy to use jQuery library for creating tooltips.

Learn more and see examples here.

JTooltip.create({ target : "#foo" });


After choosing Hawaii as the destination of our wedding, I decided to build a site for our guests that included details for the wedding and a RSVP form.  I hacked together something in a week in PHP back in 2007, and recently ported it over to Java.